We know you like to read. Devouring books one after another. Living the stories that unfold behind those words. You read a lot to learn more about the works exhibited at the Moco Museum. And after this art-filled visit, it’s time to find a place to unleash the bookworm in you. After your visit to museum Amsterdam, you should visit the Amsterdam Central Library (OBA Oosterdok). Located in the docklands development east of Central Station, it is the second largest library in Europe. In this library you can do a little bit of everything. Enjoy its 9 levels where you can read from books to magazines and newspapers from all over the world. You can also enjoy a delicious coffee on its spectacular terrace.
Ideal places to buy a new book
If you are looking for the latest edition of your favorite novel or to buy a magazine, Amsterdam has places that will amaze you. Let’s start with the Scheltema Bookshop, a 5-story bookstore where you can get the most varied collection of books, magazines and much more. It is located at Rokin 9 (near Dam Square) and has the title of being the largest bookshop in the Netherlands. Buy a coffee and make yourself comfortable in one of its seats. It’s time to enjoy reading. Another good option is the Waterstones Bookshop, belonging to a British chain of bookstores. It has two floors, being the last two the ideal space to spend a good time reading what you like. If you want to visit this wonderful place, go to 152 Kalverstraat near Spui. You won’t regret it!
Reading without limits
It doesn’t matter if you are planning to go to the library or you are planning to buy your next book in one of the bookstores, the important thing is that you enjoy yourself. Reading opens doors to new worlds. There are many ways to read, but Amsterdam ensures that you will always enjoy it. Bookstores, libraries and even parks are available for your reading time. Accompany your book with a delicious coffee and a snack. There will always be a place nearby where you can buy something to eat. Once you finish reading, you can continue to enjoy the many places Amsterdam has to brainstorm creative ideas in your mind. There are no limits to a motivated mind. You know that.